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Climate Smart Climate Ready Regional Conference

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Various Locations

Climate Smart Climate Ready Regional Conference

Join us April 18-21 in Ithaca and Cortland for a major regional conference on making our communities more climate friendly and climate resilient. Open to the public.

Thursday, April 18

7:00-9:00PM

OPENING KEYNOTE

“Winning the Climate Fight”

Speaker: Mark Hertsgaard

Hangar Theater, Ithaca, FREE

Friday, April 19

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

AGRICULTURE TRACK

“Weather or Not: Effects of

Changing Weather on Local

Agriculture”

NYS Grange Building

Auditorium, Cortland, FREE

12:00 – 1:00PM

LEGAL TRACK

“Liability & Risk in Times of

Climate Disruption”

Tompkins County Public Library

Ithaca, FREE

5:30-6:30PM

PUBLIC HEALTH TRACK

“Climate Change & Public

Health”

Island Fitness Center

Ithaca, FREE

Saturday, April 20

Tickets: $20 Adults; $12 Students*

8:00AM-6:00PM

DOWNTOWN CONFERENCE

BUSINESS TRACK

COMMUNITY TRACK

LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRACK

YOUTH TRACK

SUNDAY , April 21

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Earth Day Ithaca

Ithaca Farmers Market

Live Music & Local Food

Exhibits & Vendors

Wind Turbine Challenge

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Cortland Blooms

Cortland County Office Building

Community Festival & Green Fair

Free Bike Tune-Ups

Live Music

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Website

http://climatesmartclimateready.org

Cost

Events on Thursday, Friday and Sunday are free and open to the public. The Saturday conference costs $20 ($21.69 with service fee) for adults and $12 ($13.41 with service fee) for students. For a full itinerary and to order tickets, visit www.climatesmartclimateready.org

Contact E-Mail

gay@sustainabletompkins.org

Contact Name

Gay Nicholson

Contact Phone

607-216-1552

Speaker

Mark Hertsgaard, Shorna Allred, Amanda Barber, Don Barber, Peter Bardaglio, Karim Beers, Paul Beyer, Jalaja Bonheim, Katie Borgella, Susan Brock, Leslie Danks Burke, Kevin Carpenter, Alex Colket, Jonathan Comstock, Art DeGaetano, Phyllisa DeSarno, Frank DiSalvo, Lew Durland, Dave Eichorn, J. David Ferris, Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Lily Gershon, Rod Howe, David Kay, Anna Kelles, Larry Klotz, Barbara Lifton, Paul Mazzarella, Ed Marx, Gay Nicholson, Miranda Phillips, Robert Ross, Maribeth Rubenstein, Elan Shapiro, Joe Sliker, Linda Smith, Sox Sperry, Katie Stoner, Frost Travis, Mary Jane Uttech, Mark Watson, Marguerite Wells, David W. Wolfe, James Zecca

Speaker Affiliation

Under the leadership of Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, a coalition of Cortland and Tompkins County nonprofits, colleges, businesses, youth groups, and local governments has formed to support ongoing planning and action on climate mitigation and adaptation.

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